Sr. Software Engineer, Web Search backend
Company: Verizon Media (former Oath)
Posted on: June 12, 2021
It takes powerful technology to connect our brands and partners
with an audience of 1 billion. Nearly half of Verizon Media
employees are building the code and platforms that help us achieve
that. Whether you're looking to write mobile app code, engineer the
servers behind our massive ad tech stacks, or develop algorithms to
help us process 4 trillion data points a day, what you do here will
have a huge impact on our business-and the world. Want in? As
Verizon's media unit, our brands like Yahoo, TechCrunch and more
help people stay informed and entertained, communicate and
transact, while creating new ways for advertisers and partners to
connect. With technologies like XR, AI, machine-learning, and 5G,
we're transforming media for tomorrow, too. We're creators and
coders, dreamers and doers creating what's next in content,
advertising and technology.
Verizon Media/Yahoo Search is one of the most highly-scaled web
platforms on the planet, serving over 100 million global users
every month across Yahoo branded sites and partner networks. We
move fast, take risks, and are relentlessly focused on engineering
excellence. We are hiring the world-class engineers who love to
build robust and scalable software systems to meet our incredibly
ambitious user experience, relevance, performance, and revenue
What We Do and What You'll Learn -
Build automated pipelines and backend serving for query
auto-completion, query understanding, DD/card triggering, DD/card
slotting, and revenue optimization capabilities
Learn and gain a deep understanding of
PIG/Oozie/Storm/Spark/Tensorflow, data extraction, model training,
evaluation, and serving etc.
Learn and become an expert in information retrieval techniques
to build user experiences in major search domains like Local,
Movie, Sports, Finance and Product/Shopping etc.
- Develop software that powers experiences on smartphones,
tablet, and desktop to drive growth in audience, engagement, and
Fluency in using compiled language, such as C++ or Java.
Experience with a scripting language, such as Python or
Experience in building large-scale, complex, reliable systems or
Experience in data mining or machine learning using tools such
as Hadoop, Spark and/or Tensorflow etc.
- BS in Computer Science, MS, PhD or equivalent experience
Verizon Media is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on
age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual
orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any
other protected category. Verizon Media is dedicated to providing
an accessible environment for all candidates during the application
process and for employees during their employment. If you need
accessibility assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a
disability, please submit a request via the Accommodation Request
or call 408-336-1409. Requests and calls received for
non-disability related issues, such as following up on an
application, will not receive a response.
At Verizon, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are
committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages
authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for
everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their
potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and
page to learn more.
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